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THE CONSEQUENCES OF INEQUALITY: REFLECTIONS ON HIV

The realities of HIV spread and concentration across Nigeria are largely representative of the different forms and intersections of oppression and discrimination as they exist within and across the country. The statistics on HIV prevalence across demographics bear evidence to this. While the national prevalence of HIV in nigeria is at 1.4%, the prevalence and …

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THE NEW CHEVS

On this day CHEVS introduced its new name and logo as well as a redesign of its website. As part of its brand revitalization efforts, CHEVS has also taken the decision to simplify its name, by branding just as ‘CHEVS’ dropping ‘Centre for Health Education and Vulnerable support.’ As a regional organisation, we focus on …

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FEMINIST CALL TO ACTION FOR LGBTQI RIGHTS

There is widely understood knowledge of the socially-entrenched and legally-enforced system of violence against women in Africa. However, what is rarely acknowledged is that at the basis of this phenomenon exists a patriarchal system that survives through the enforcement of gender norms and the enactment of violence against persons who pose a threat to it. …

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The #Tech4Pride Fellowship Is Open For Applications

The Centre for Health Education and Vulnerable Support (CHEVS) is pleased to invite applications for participants to the first cohort of her Empowerment Programme for LGBTQ+ youth known as the TECH4PRIDE FELLOWSHIP. The Tech4Pride Fellowship is aimed at improving the economic independence of LGBTQ+ youth by imparting in them the knowledge and necessary skills that …

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#Tech4Pride: Call For Mentors/Tutors

The Centre for Health Education & Vulnerable Support (CHEVS) is a youth-led organisation that focuses on educating, empowering and improving young people of minority groups. The Tech4Pride program will focus on educating and empowering young persons living in Nigeria, from Novice to Intermediates, ushering them an opportunity to kickstart a career in Tech, for a …

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CENTRE FOR HEALTH EDUCATION AND VULNERABLE SUPPORT Launches TECH4PRIDE, An Economic Empowerment Program For LGBTQI+ Youths

The Centre for Health Education and Vulnerable Support (CHEVS) is proud to announce her inaugural training and empowerment programme targeted at improving the financial independence of LGBTQI+ youths living in Nigeria, by leveraging on the burgeoning tech ecosystem. Our goal is to have more young LGBTQ+ individuals occupy the knowledge economy. Tech is becoming a …

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The ASANKA MEDIA FELLOWSHIP Is Open For Applications

Asanka Media Fellowship is a week-long communication training initiative of Center for Health Education and Vulnerable Support (CHEVS) under her TECH4PRIDE program. This initiative is set to improve digital literacy, branding and advocacy for youth-led organizations and young activists in Nigeria, by empowering them with digital skills for online advocacy and organizational development. Under this …

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#IDAHOBIT2022: A Conversation About the Nigerian LGBTQI Movement

Since January 2014, when the event of the passing into law the Same Sex Marriage Prohibition Act changed the realities of queer Nigerians, as a community and as individuals, we have undergone different definitions on how to survive in this society that persistently targets us. We have known fear. We have felt anger. We have …

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